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Glitch in the Grid (2011)
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Glitch in the Grid (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three artists struggling against the grid of society find spiritual renewal.
Style: psychological, sincere, atmospheric, offbeat, mind bending, gloomy, serious, realistic, surreal, spiritual
Plot: unemployment, friendship, friends, cause and meaning, religions or cults, self discovery, hollywood, hopes, artists and showbiz, society, introspection, small town, materialism, twentysomething life, unfulfillment, bad trip, depression, imagination, surrealism, travel, metropolis, recession
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, stylized and touching films with plots about hopes, friendship, art, imagination, friends, mentor and storytelling mostly in Animation, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Glitch in the Grid: My Dog Tulip (2009), It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012), The Prophet (2014), Around June (2008), The Toe Tactic (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
An Oversimplification of Her Beauty (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A quixotic artist hypothesizes about why he feels bad when a mystery girl stands him up. The event prompts him to ask: what's the content of a momentary feeling? Is it the sum of your experiences? And perhaps more importantly, are your ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, surreal, psychological
Plot: city life, fall in love, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, unfulfilled love, romance, love and romance, postmodernism, urban, young lovers, introspection, cause and meaning
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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95%
 6.9
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My Dog Tulip (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of a man who rescues a German shepherd and how the two become fast friends.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: human animal relationship, dog, german shepherd, rescue, pets, friends, wounded animal, friendship, typewriter, dog movie, cartoon dog, old man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Bill struggles to put together his shattered psyche, in this new feature film version of Don Hertzfeldt's animated short film trilogy.
Style: dark humor, surreal, atmospheric, thought provoking, gloomy ...
Plot: immortality, surrealism, hospital, nightmare, illness, divorced parents, mental illness, direction and purpose, hopes, introspection, mental instability, death of parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.1
 4K
The Prophet (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Qatar, France, Lebanon, Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Exiled artist and poet Mustafa embarks on a journey home with his housekeeper and her daughter; together the trio must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in Mustafa's words will incite rebellion.
Style: offbeat, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: wisdom of life, introspection, wise man, hopes, cause and meaning
Time: 20th century, 20s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Around June (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A love story set in the shadow of the shipyards of San Francisco. A young woman living with her much adored uncle Henry and domineering, abusive father, meets a penniless illegal immigrant, whose love gives her the insight and courage to finally ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, surreal, touching, gloomy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, fall in love, parents and children, human spirit, family problems, love affair, self discovery, youth, family relations, immigrants, romance, young lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.4
 116
The Toe Tactic (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Mona is nearly overwhelmed by grief and depression. After her father's death, she's cut herself off: leaving teaching - she now temps as an office assistant, ignoring her mother's calls, talking to herself in mirrors, and rejecting ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, serious, surreal, offbeat
Plot: singleness, benign alien, dealing with death, unfulfillment, imaginary, human nature, homecoming, death in the family, family problems, grief, photograph, piano ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Institute Benjamenta, or This Dream That One Calls Human Life (1995)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jakob arrives at the Institute Benjamenta (run by brother and sister Johannes and Lisa Benjamenta) to learn to become a servant. With seven other men, he studies under Lisa: absurd lessons of movement, drawing circles, and servility. He asks for a ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, psychological, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: master and servant, love and romance, crimes, boarding school life, siblings relations, eccentric family, power relations, family relations, mind game, haunted by the past, society, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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$9.99 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Australia, Israel
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Have you ever wondered "What is the meaning of life? Why do we exist?" The answer to this vexing question is now within your reach! You'll find it in a small yet amazing booklet, which will explain, in easy to follow, simple terms ...
Style: surreal, humorous, gloomy, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: social misfits, society, introspection, human nature, self discovery, hopes, loneliness, suicide, break up, male nudity, father son relationship, piggy bank ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, san francisco, israel, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 5.9
 731
Immigrants (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: biting, realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Plot: immigrants, love and romance, hollywood, working class, friendship, filmmaking, social decay, disorder, partners, friends, racism, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Art of Happiness (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sergio driving a taxi in a white Naples overflowing sadness and garbage. Pouring rain leads her clients through the city trying to process the death of his brother, who started ten years earlier for Tibet and never returned. A pop singer, a recycler ...
Style: realistic, touching, gloomy, stylized, serious
Plot: surrealism, happiness, taxi driver, buddhism, dealing with death, life turned upside down, urban, radio dj, workplace situations, workplace, flashback, singing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.5
 16K
The Congress (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Israel, Germany, Poland, Luxembourg, Belgium, France, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: More than two decades after catapulting to stardom with The Princess Bride, Robin Wright decides to take her final job: preserving her likeness for a future Hollywood. Through a deal brokered by her loyal, longtime agent and the head of Miramount ...
Style: futuristic, surreal, stylized, mind bending, thought provoking ...
Plot: aging, unfulfillment, future dystopia, artists and showbiz, parents and children, imaginary, child illness, cause and meaning, fictional reality, lookalikes, life is a bitch, down on your luck ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.6
 3K
Wrinkles (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on Paco Roca's comic of the same title (2008 Spanish National Comic Prize), WRINKLES is a 2D animated feature-length film for an adult audience. Wrinkles portrays the friendship between Emilio and Miguel, two aged gentlemen shut away in a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: retirement home life, friendship, retirement home, friends, golden years, aging, elderly, senior citizen, bell tower, childhood memory, wristwatch, swimming pool ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.3
 337
Vincent (1987)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A biography of Vincent van Gogh using only images and the letters he wrote to his brother Theo.
Style: gloomy, psychological, sentimental, touching, captivating ...
Plot: art, family relations, artists and showbiz, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, obsession, mentally unstable, rise and fall, tragic hero, prodigy, bipolar disorder
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Illusionist (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Scotland, late 1950s. A struggling illusionist visits an isolated community and meets a young lady who is convinced that he is a real magician.
Style: stylized, touching, semi serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: magical, french, stage, magician, loneliness, friendship, coming of age, performer's life, odd couple, fan, age difference, youth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1959
Place: england, france, scotland, edinburgh scotland, big ben london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Alois Nebel (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A train dispatcher encounters a mute stranger who appears out of nowhere, and finds himself mysteriously involved with a murder in Poland. The end of the eighties in the twentieth century. Alois Nebel works as a dis­patcher at the small railway ...
Style: realistic, serious, stylized, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: surrealism, haunted by the past, misfit, society, life is a bitch, mysterious character, mystery, social misfits, uncover truth, crimes, axe, rotoscoping ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: czechoslovakia, czech republic, prague, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.8
 57K
Waking Life (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Waking Life is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state. The film follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in philosophical discussions that weave together issues like reality, free will, our ...
Style: stylized, clever, offbeat, surreal, talky ...
Plot: philosophy, existentialism, nightmare, dream, imagination, bohemian life, daydreamer, hopes, twentysomething life, imaginary, lifestyle, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Rocks in My Pockets (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Latvia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A fantastical tale based on true events, about five women of Signe Baumane's family, including herself, and their battles with depression and madness.
Style: semi serious, atmospheric, stylized, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: mental illness, hopes, escapades, imaginary, family relations, redemption, depression, mental health
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Approved for Adoption (2012)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, Family
Country: France, Belgium, South Korea, Switzerland
Duration: 70 min.
Story: This remarkable animated documentary traces the unconventional upbringing of the filmmaker Jung Henin, one of thousands of Korean children adopted by Western families after the end of the Korean War. It is the story of a boy stranded between two ...
Style: emotional, stylized, serious, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: orphan, self discovery, homecoming, introspection, obsessive quest, hopes, artists and showbiz, haunted by the past, adopted son, korean, kiss, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: seoul, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Death of a Superhero (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Germany, Ireland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dying 15-year-old boy draws stories of an invincible superhero as he struggles with his mortality.
Style: touching, serious, emotional, sincere, realistic
Plot: terminal illness, youth, family in crisis, life is a bitch, coming of age, human spirit, family problems, dealing with death, hopes, child illness, superhero, first love ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Monster High: Frights, Camera, Action! (2014)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: When Draculaura is led to believe she's the rightful heir to the vampire throne, she and her best ghoulfriends are whisked away to Transylvania for a royal coronation to die for. But they soon discover the hunt for the queen is not over yet. ...
Style: exciting, serious, semi serious, humorous, twists and turns
Audience: pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, teenage life, hopes, curses spells and rituals, adventure, imaginary, escapades, chases and races, imaginary kingdom, on the road, mutant, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Imagination (2007)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Dr. Reineger, a famous neuro-psychologist, has become convinced that a twin girl named Anna has a rare form of Autism called Asperger's Syndrome, rendering her unable to cope with reality. As for her blind sister, Sarah, the doctor cannot say ...
Style: mind bending, offbeat, atmospheric, serious, puppet animation
Plot: twins, supernatural ability, mental illness, doctors and patients, child illness, siblings relations, supernatural, family relations, orphan, deer, visionary, autism ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Room and a Half (2009)
Genre: Animation, Biography
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A semi-fictional account of Russian poets Josef Brodsky, who was forced into American exile in 1972.
Style: atmospheric, witty, serious, emotional, touching ...
Plot: rebelliousness, human nature, introspection, rebellion, family relations, homecoming, leaving home, artists and showbiz, writer's life, parents and children, hopes, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 50s, 70s ...
Place: usa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
When Marnie Was There (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Upon being sent to live with relatives in the countryside due to an illness, an emotionally distant adolescent girl becomes obsessed with an abandoned mansion and infatuated with a girl who lives there - a girl who may or may not be real.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, friends, imaginary friend, photograph, young girl, countryside, village, social misfits, teenage life, coming of age, supernatural, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 8K
Bambi II (2006)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Return to the forest and join Bambi as he reunites with his father, The Great Prince, who must now raise the young fawn on his own. But in the adventure of a lifetime, the proud parent discovers there is much he can learn from his spirited young son.
Style: touching, feel good, gloomy, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, deer, animal, bullying, family disapproval, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, self discovery, wilderness, power relations, in the woods, relationship problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 548
The Fake (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A convict returns to his home town to torturing again his family and face his neighbors trying to destroy the local religious fanatics and their plans to keep money from the village people.
Style: stylized, serious, suspenseful, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: village, dishonesty, village life, cons and scams, social relations, clergy, society
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.8
 7K
Ocean Waves (1993)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: At Kichijōji Station, Tokyo, Taku Morisaki glimpses a familiar woman on the platform opposite boarding a train. Later, her photo falls from a shelf as he exits his apartment before flying to Kōchi Prefecture. Picking it up, he looks at it briefly ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, high school reunion, love, surrealism, unspoken love, falling in love, favoritism, teenage life, high school, romance, love and romance, coping ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Muhammad: The Last Prophet (2002)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: More than fourteen centuries ago, Mecca was filled with gambling, drunkenness, slavery, the mistreatment of women, and greed. The holy Ka'bah was littered with idol gods. Pilgrims came by the thousands to worship them. Quarysh, Mecca's ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, folk hero, religions or cults, clergy, good versus evil, introspection, oracle, society, ambition, righting the wronged, dishonesty, fighting the system ...
Time: middle ages, ancient history
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
5 Centimeters Per Second (2007)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Takaki and Akari are two classmates in elementary school. During their time together they have become close friends. Their relationship is tested when Akari moves to another city because of her parents' jobs. Both of them struggle to keep their ...
Style: touching, scenic, sad, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: teenage love, train, young lovers, lovers apart, love and romance, hopes, friendship, letter, life philosophy, surf, dreaming, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, future ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.1
 149K
Mary and Max (2009)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A tale of friendship between two unlikely pen pals: Mary, a lonely, eight-year-old girl living in the suburbs of Melbourne, and Max, a forty-four-year old, severely obese man living in New York. In the mid-1970's, a homely, friendless ...
Style: touching, sincere, emotional, stylized, sentimental ...
Plot: social misfits, friendship, loneliness, neighbor, depression, correspondence, mental illness, letter, jewish, suffering, young woman, lottery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.5
 3K
Lesson Faust (1994)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, France, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A very free adaptation of Marlowe's 'Doctor Faustus', Goethe's 'Faust' and various other treatments of the old legend of the man who sold his soul to the devil. Svankmajer's Faust is a nondescript man who, after ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, psychological, offbeat ...
Plot: surrealism, deal with the devil, puppet, philosophy, clay, supernatural ability, devil, map, love and romance, hopes, imaginary, wish come true ...
Place: prague, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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